Don’t Let Smile Flaws Keep You from Smiling

If you currently have multiple problems with your smile that interfere with your function and appearance, you may benefit from a full mouth reconstruction. Full mouth reconstruction uses a combination of dental restoration treatments to replace most or all of the teeth in your smile. Dr. Mark Jensen at Shawnee... Read more »

An ADA Q&A

Maybe you’ve noticed that Dr. Mark Jensen is a member of the American Dental Association. Or maybe you’ve seen the “ADA accepted” logo on your toothpaste container. Here are a few frequently asked questions about The American Dental Association (ADA). What is the American Dental Association (ADA)? The ADA is... Read more »

Improving your Oral Health

Great oral health is a benefit to your life in more ways than one. From eliminating the possibility of cavities to helping your overall systemic health, the health of your teeth and mouth have a big impact on the quality of life you live every day. If you want a... Read more »

Are You Prepared for a Tooth Emergency?

At Shawnee Village Dental, Dr. Mark Jensen and our team are here to help you achieve, maintain, and preserve a healthy smile to last a lifetime. We know how quickly an emergency can arise, so today we would like to share a few possible tooth emergencies and how to handle... Read more »

Boost the Health of Your Smile This Year By Doing These Things

Are you interested in working toward a strong and healthy smile this year? If so, our Shawnee Village Dental dental team has some helpful tips for you. For the top-notch oral health you deserve, we encourage you to do the following things on a regular basis: Brush properly each day... Read more »

Are Your Teeth Damaged?

Are your teeth damaged? Do you suffer from any irregularities that you need to be fixed? If so, you may be in need of dental crowns. Dental crowns are forms of cosmetic dentistry treatments that are used to conceal teeth for protection and aesthetics. Even though they are artificially created,... Read more »

The Facts About Bleeding Gums

When you’re taking care of your mouth, do you ever notice that your gums start to bleed? Despite what you may have heard, bleeding gums aren’t normal. While your gums might bleed for a number of reasons, there may be several things you can do to avoid the issue. Your... Read more »

Fillings: Your Questions Answered

Do you have tooth decay that needs to be repaired? Dr. Mark Jensen may recommend a dental filling in Shawnee Mission, Kansas, to restore your tooth. Our dentist will remove the decay and then fill the area with the filling material. How is a filling placed? Our dentist will numb... Read more »

Risk Factors for Developing Periodontal Gum Disease

There are many risk factors for developing periodontal gum disease. It can strike at any time, although it can be prevented with plaque removal treatments. The best plaque removal treatments are brushing and flossing and getting professional cleanings at least twice a year. For our dental team here at Shawnee... Read more »

Avoid the Slide Into Tooth Decay by Avoiding Bad Habits

Tooth decay occurs from plaque buildup. Bad habits from what we eat and drink can easily lead to plaque buildup. It’s important to always take note of what we eat and drink, and how much. Some foods are worse than others. Do you eat or drink anything that may be... Read more »